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[Massachusetts] Restaurant owners irked as smoking regs get tweaked in Provincetown

Wicked Local (MA)
added May 15, 2012 19:46
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massachusetts the latest state to push tobacco control forward

We are eagerly watching developments in Massachusetts as their state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill filled with policies ranging from following Hawaii’s lead by raising the statewide minimum age of sale for tobacco to 21 to banning the sale of toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2016 13:49
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[Massachusetts] MA: Child-Resistant Packaging Now Required for E-Cigarette Liquids

New regulations requiring child-resistant packaging for liquids and gels used in electronic cigarettes will soon take effect in Massachusetts. The new restrictions are intended to address concerns that children may swallow the liquids or gels, which con
WATD 95.9 (Marshfield, MA)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:02
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[Massachusetts] Salem hikes age for tobacco sales to 21

Board of Health narrowly approved raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 last week, making Salem the first in the region to do so. “Our mission is to prevent, promote, protect,” board chairwoman Barbara Poremba said before the vote
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Aug 11, 2014 12:06
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A History of Smoking Bans in Massachusetts

A smoking ban on Cape Cod beaches will soon go into effect. This isn't the first time efforts have been made to ban smoking in Massachusetts. Here is a list of notable efforts to curb smoking in the Bay State:
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 13, 2014 11:25
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[Massachusetts] Cheap cigarettes lure shoppers to New Hampshire

“I live in Lawrence and I come here for cigarettes all the time. I don’t even buy cigarettes in Massachusetts,” Christiane Petty said. “Packs cost almost $9 in Massachusetts. Here, they are probably around $6.” Petty admits she loves New Hampshire. “Th
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 10, 2013 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Changes to tobacco sales proposed

The proposed changes will allow the city’s Health Department to increase the age of persons buying tobacco from 18 to 21. ... would abolish the sale of tobacco products and nicotine delivery services in all city healthcare institutions, which are defined
Newburyport (MA) News
added Nov 20, 2013 15:40
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Government is hypocritical on tobacco laws, taxes

Until the state and federal agencies have the guts to make this so-called lethal and addictive product illegal (as they should), then they need to stop penalizing smokers for using it. Or smokers should be able to sue the government for fraud and negligen
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Aug 17, 2013 14:17
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[Massachusetts] Minimum smoking age graduates to 19

Eighteen-year-olds can no longer legally buy cigarettes in Brookline, as a measure spearheaded by high school students to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products kicked in last weekend. The new bylaw will affect 28 local retailers who sell tob
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 10, 2013 11:21
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[Massachusetts] Blowing smoke: Most tobacco money going elsewhere ($$)

Twenty years ago, supporters of a tobacco tax increase for Massachusetts had lofty goals for the money. A voter-approved 1992 ballot initiative nearly doubled the cigarette tax from 26 cents to 51 cents a pack to fund the creation of the Massachusetts T
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jun 4, 2013 10:02
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